May is National Osteoporosis Month »

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NOF is kicking off National Osteoporosis Month today with the launch of its redesigned website: www.nof.org. The new website provides a more user-friendly experience and improved navigation throughout, allowing patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals to easily access the latest information on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.  The richer online content also makes it… Read more »

NOF responds to The New York Times article, “Exercise Is Not the Path to Strong Bones” »

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NOF Trustee Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, submitted a letter to the editor at the New York Times regarding its April 1, 2016 article, “Exercise is the Not the Path to Strong Bones.” Ms. Skolnik pointed out the importance of exercise to overall health, including fracture prevention. To view the New York Times article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/02/health/exercise-is-not-the-path-to-strong-bones.html View the letter to… Read more »

Felicia Cosman, M.D., Named New Editor-In-Chief of NOF’s Osteoporosis International »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) announced today that Felicia Cosman, M.D., Medical Director of the Clinical Research Center at Helen Hayes Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physician and Surgeons in New York, has been selected as its new Editor-in-Chief of Osteoporosis International after an extensive search. Dr. Cosman joins Dr…. Read more »

Calculator shows that 89% of users aren’t getting enough calcium, a key nutrient for good bone health »

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Nyon, Switzerland (October 20, 2015) – New findings released on World Osteoporosis Day by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) show that 89% of those who used the new IOF Calcium Calculator – which is based on Institute of Medicine (IOM) recommendations* – were calcium deficient. The free online tool helps people calculate their approximate daily… Read more »

NOF Partners with Medical Fitness Network to Provide a New Health Resource for Those with Osteoporosis »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the leading consumer and community-focused health organization dedicated to the prevention of osteoporosis and broken bones announced today its partnership with the Medical Fitness Network (MFN). NOF and MFN share a mutual goal of educating people about healthy living and complementary healthcare management of chronic diseases/medical conditions and their risk… Read more »

National Osteoporosis Foundation and CECity Launch Joint Venture to Accelerate Care Coordination, Patient Health, and Quality in Bone Health and Post Fracture Care »

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The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) and CECity.com, Inc. (CECity), announced the launch of Ostonics Quality Systems, LLC, a joint venture created to deliver ProteQt FLS ™, the premier cloud-based solution for implementing and managing a Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) in health systems and health care practices. The ProteQt FLS system helps enroll eligible patients, track… Read more »

NOF Seeking Candidates for North American Editor-in-Chief of Osteoporosis International »

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NOF is seeking candidates to serve as the North American Editor-in-Chief ofOsteoporosis International for a 5-year term beginning in late 2015. Osteoporosis International is an international multi-disciplinary journal and a joint initiative of NOF and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). The journal provides a forum for the communication and exchange of current ideas concerning the… Read more »

ISO15 Brings World Renowned Bone Health Experts to Washington, DC »

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Meeting to Feature the Latest, Clinically-Relevant Information on the Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Osteoporosis and Explore Ways to Reduce the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Every Year The National Osteoporosis Foundation’s (NOF) annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis 2015 (ISO15), taking place in Washington, DC from May 19-22, has attracted the… Read more »

How Strong Are Your Bones? May is National Osteoporosis Month »

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NOF Offers Free Resources and a Bone Basics Webinar to Raise Awareness about Osteoporosis and Fractures NOF is kicking off National Osteoporosis Month today and issuing a call to action to Break Free from Osteoporosis. As part of the awareness and educational initiative, NOF is offering free resources and a webinar to help raise awareness… Read more »